AdventHealth’s 12,000 square foot, high-tech center that opened in August has become a unique tool to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic. A reporter for WFTV.com went inside to share a behind-the-scenes look at how nurses and care specialists monitor patients across eight hospitals.
People who have COVID-19 symptoms and meet CDC criteria for testing have more options in the Tampa Bay area. AdventHealth has three drive-in sites where patients with a doctor’s referral can get swabbed. According to WTSP, Channel 10 News, AdventHealth and Tampa General have begun testing in-house, getting results within 12 hours.
Known for his principled leadership and commitment to Christian values, Don Jernigan succumbed to his earthly illness on March 7. He led AdventHealth for a decade, when the organization experienced steady growth. He was a prominent speaker on issues of leadership, health care, science, education, and the military. He is missed by many. Read more about Don and his legacy, here.
In an effort to help those battling cancer, Adventist Health Ukiah Valley is offering group art therapy classes. Free to patients who are impacted by cancer or other chronic medical illnesses, they provide a safe place to explore emotions during healing. The Ukiah Daily Journal shared information about the classes as well as the thought behind offering them.
Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center, the new, all-private 180-bed acute care hospital located in Silver Spring, Maryland, has a new CEO. Anthony Stahl comes to White Oak from Central Texas Medical Center, where he served as president and CEO. Read the Press Release.